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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby Koru » Sat Nov 16, 2013 8:17 pm

It was 110 apparently! Fantastic turn-out and Matthew gave a great talk :D

Take home messages for those who missed it:
-No picture of a leopard is too old (historical sightings can be really important)
-No picture is too dark or blurry or far away to be worth sending: it's amazing what can be ID'd!
-There's a new logo for the project! Hope Astromatt will post it on here :wink:

Some photos from the talk here:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 770&type=1
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:16 pm

Unfortunately I missed AstroMatt's talk but heard all about it! :thumbs_up: :clap: :clap:
And I have seen the great new logo for the project :dance: - I believe a BIG thank you must go to Koru for designing it! :clap: :clap: (Fantastic work Susie!)

Ok AstroMatt, how about posting it! :whistle: :pray:
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby AstroMatt » Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:44 pm

Thanks for the comments RichardJ, Koru and Wanderw. :thumbs_up:

It was a really fun talk to give and i really think a lot of people will be recruited to the project.
Wanderw is 100% correct when she says there is a new project logo and thanks must go to Susie (Koru) for designing it :k

I hope you all like it....can you see who it is??
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Kgalagadi Leopard Project
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

Please use the online form or download the spreadsheet to report leopard sightings.
You can also download a free copy of the identification guides for KTP and Augrabies.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:23 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: and again a big thank you :k
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:48 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Great work and the new logo looks stunning!!!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby emvee » Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:17 am

Great talk on Thusday Matthew - many thanks.

Great to catch up again.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby Katja » Wed Nov 27, 2013 12:21 am

Here is a link to some photos of Tshidi, seen 3 km South of Urikaruus on 8 November 2013:
http://www.wildlifephotos.dk/kalahari_october_2013/trip_updates/leopard.html
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:44 am

What a lovely sighting!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:55 am

Many thanks for posting Katja! :gflower: Superb sighting and pix! :thumbs_up:
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby katanga » Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:06 pm

I wanted to share a couple of my photo's from the same day as Katja's. I think this one was also near Urikaruus so I guess its the same Leopard.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:20 pm

Hi katanga! Thanks for posting your sighting! :thumbs_up: Tshidi it is! :dance:
If you can, please fill in the 'Report a Sighting' form in the link at the bottom of the post - AstroMatt needs the details for the project, even if it was on the same day. Many thanks! :D
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:17 pm

Katja and Katanga... well done to see Tshidi :dance:
and was able to make nice pictures :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby Katja » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:37 pm

katanga wrote:I wanted to share a couple of my photo's from the same day as Katja's. I think this one was also near Urikaruus so I guess its the same Leopard.


Yes, same day, same leopard. :thumbs_up:
He was under the tree almost all day but came down to the road just before it was time to return to Urikaruus.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby katanga » Wed Nov 27, 2013 5:08 pm

Katja

that's correct. You may recall we spoke as we were also staying at Urikaruus at the time.

Shame we missed the real close ups - the leopard came down a few minutes after I went back to camp.

I have filled out the sightings detail and am sending the photos too.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:09 pm

Wow Katanga wonderful to share such a great sighting..... :thumbs_up:
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